This week I'm challenging my self to “Read my Bible and pray every day”. This sounds simple unless you’re like me. I can sum up what I know about prayer in 4 words, “I talk too much”.
Seriously, if I’m honest with myself I can admit that there are times I approach my Bible reading and prayer time as a task to check off my list. I do it but, what did I reap from it? Typically, when I pray I do most of the talking. Who else, that I have any kind of relationship with, do I communicate with like that? If I did, they’d probably stop hanging out with me.
One of the hardest things for me to do is be still and just listen. I’ve heard that God is talking to us all the time but how often do we, on purpose, take the time to hear what He has to say? Check out what these verses say: